You will find this No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake loaded with smooth and creamy peanut butter plus yummy Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in just about every single bite. And it’s super simple and requires no baking.
No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups have always been my favorite candy. I have a slight addiction to both peanut butter and chocolate. They are just perfect together. My Quick and Easy Peanut Butter Pie happens to be one of my favorite desserts. I make it quite frequently. But after making this No Bake Reese’s Peanut Butter Cheesecake, I think I have a new favorite homemade dessert.
When we dine out and I manage to save room for dessert, I am always drawn to whichever peanut butter and chocolate dessert that happens to be on the menu. I think any dessert that contains both peanut and chocolate has a sure chance at being delish.
I noticed a peanut butter cheesecake on the menu at one of my favorite restaurants last week but I had not left any room for dessert.
The next day, I just could not forget about that darn dessert. So I decided to whip up this cheesecake right at home. I am always so nervous when making my own cheesecakes at home. Since this cheesecake requires no baking, I knew I could leave the anxiety behind. With just a few ingredients and little time, you too can make this decadent dessert.
This no bake cheesecake will feed a large crowd, it is massive. Massive in a good way I might add. The Oreo Cookie crust a perfect foundation. The creamy peanut butter combined with the cheesecake and chopped Reese’s miniatures candy makes for one over the top filling.
The ingredients needed for this awesome peanut butter cup cheesecake are super simple. You will need Oreo cookies for your crust, 3 packages of cream cheese, peanut butter, Reese’s miniature candy and a few other items you should have in your pantry.
24 Oreo Cookies
5 tbsp melted Butter
24 oz softened Cream Cheese
8 oz Whipped Topping (like Cool Whip)
1 tsp Vanilla
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 cup Peanut Butter
30 Reese’s Miniatures cut in quarters
Put cut Reese’s cups in freezer for 30 minutes to harden.
Crush Oreos in food processor and add melted butter.
Press mixture into bottom and partway up sides of springform pan.
Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to firm.
Beat together cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla and peanut butter until well mixed.
Fold in whipped topping until uniformly blended.
Fold in half of frozen Reese’s.
Pour/spread into pan and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until firm.
Remove from springform pan and top with remaining Reese’s.
You can also drizzle with chocolate syrup if desired.
If you are a fan of easy desserts that look and taste like a high end restaurant dessert, this dessert should be on your “must make” list. Perfect for feeding a crowd.
I have a few pieces that I froze to keep in the fridge for my late night peanut butter cravings. If you are not feeding a crowd, consider enjoying some now and saving some for later.
Do you have a favorite candy that you like to incorporate into a dessert?